Maize Seed Demand Up By 50%

[Financial Gazette] Zimbabwe’s demand for maize seed has risen by 50 percent to 37,500 tonnes in the period between 2000 and 2017, Agriculture ministry permanent secretary Ringson Chitsiko said on Monday.

[Financial Gazette] Zimbabwe's demand for maize seed has risen by 50 percent to 37,500 tonnes in the period between 2000 and 2017, Agriculture ministry permanent secretary Ringson Chitsiko said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Pupil Stabs Classmate to Death After Being Called Into Principal’s Office

[News24Wire] A 19-year-old Solomon Mahlangu High School pupil was arrested for stabbing another pupil to death on Wednesday morning after being called into the principal’s office, said Limpopo police.

[News24Wire] A 19-year-old Solomon Mahlangu High School pupil was arrested for stabbing another pupil to death on Wednesday morning after being called into the principal's office, said Limpopo police.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

MPs Ask Govt to Emulate Kenya, Rwanda and Ban Plastic Bags

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Members of Parliament on the Natural Resources Committee have urged government to implement the ban on polythene bags commonly known as kaveera.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Members of Parliament on the Natural Resources Committee have urged government to implement the ban on polythene bags commonly known as kaveera.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Atiku Cries Out – Buhari, APC Side-Lined Me After I Helped Win 2015 Elections

[Premium Times] A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday said he had been side-lined by President Muhammadu Buhari’s government which he said he helped into power in 2015.

[Premium Times] A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday said he had been side-lined by President Muhammadu Buhari's government which he said he helped into power in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why Muslims Celebrate Eid Al-Adha Annually

[Observer] Last Friday, Muslims celebrated Eid al-Adha (the feast of sacrificing), the second of the two annual Islamic holy days. The first is Eid al-Fitri which comes at the end of Ramadan.

[Observer] Last Friday, Muslims celebrated Eid al-Adha (the feast of sacrificing), the second of the two annual Islamic holy days. The first is Eid al-Fitri which comes at the end of Ramadan.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Viral Kaepernick Cartoon Inspired by ’68 Olympic Protest

[VOA] Sudanese cartoonist Khalid Albaih had never heard of National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick before he visited the United States last September. In fact, Albaih has never followed the NFL. Hard-hitting American football is barely kn…

[VOA] Sudanese cartoonist Khalid Albaih had never heard of National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick before he visited the United States last September. In fact, Albaih has never followed the NFL. Hard-hitting American football is barely known in central Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Active Citizenship and Good Governance – How Do We Get There?

[Democracy Works] How do we move forward in the current South African crisis? How do we transform in meaningful ways, to go from a society “becoming” to one which is comfortable in its own skin?

[Democracy Works] How do we move forward in the current South African crisis? How do we transform in meaningful ways, to go from a society "becoming" to one which is comfortable in its own skin?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Judicial Officers Suspend Strike for Three Months

[Monitor] Kampala -Judicial officers on Wednesday resolved to suspend their strike for the next three months to allow government fulfil its promise towards their welfare demands.

[Monitor] Kampala -Judicial officers on Wednesday resolved to suspend their strike for the next three months to allow government fulfil its promise towards their welfare demands.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda